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VVF’s YouthPower365 ‘Dollars for Scholars’ program adds three scholarships

Randy Wyrick February 9, 2018 AVON — The Vail Valley Foundation announced three new scholarships for local high school graduates. The Vail Valley Foundation’s YouthPower365 Dollars for Scholars scholarship program now also includes: • The Tom Bashford Dream Builders Scholarship. • The Explorers Scholarship • The Vail Heath Employee Dependent Scholarship. TOM BASHFORD DREAM BUILDERS … Continued

Vail Today: YouthPower365 rolls out new Magic Bus to serve preschoolers

Tricia Swenson January 4, 2018 Keep your eyes peeled for a big, colorful Magic Bus cruising throughout Eagle County. YouthPower365 just dispatched their newest mobile preschool vehicle to serve youth ages 3 to 5 who don’t attend a traditional preschool. Many parents, kids, donors and supporters of YouthPower365 gathered at Avon Elementary School on Wed., … Continued

CareerX program paves the way to a bright future for Eagle County youth

Philip Qualman Valley Voices November 15, 2017 Eagle County Schools created the CareerX program in 2016 based on a simple idea: Provide high school students with opportunities to explore careers. That simple idea has inspired many community organizations to jump into the water with us to give our valley’s youth a vision for their futures … Continued

Celebrity dancers announced for 2017 Star Dancing Gala

Senator Mike Johnston to emcee night of ‘Oh the Place We’ll Go’ to benefit YouthPower365 Avon, Colo., April 2017 — The Vail Valley is a destination for many thousands around the world, but what about the thousands of young people who grow up here? What destinations await them in their future? The highly-anticipated Star Dancing … Continued

Parent mentor program boosts immigrant pride, learning, understanding

EAGLE COUNTY — As school budgets were slashed in Eagle County and across Colorado in the wake of the Great Recession, parent volunteerism in public schools transitioned from the right thing to do to an absolute necessity for financially strapped teachers and administrators. In Eagle County, a resort area dependent both on international tourism and … Continued

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